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I have a mejestic gas fireplace insert model HE25 installed in 1997 i can smell exhaust fumes when the fireplace is on i have taken the insert out and pop the top noticed the caulking was broken up and old i scraped it off put a high temp. rubber caulking on it still smell the fumes but not as bad the metal liner looks to be in good condition

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Rubber caulking is not good. You need high temperature furnace cement for this job. This is availible from Home Depot or a hardware store. Remove as much of the rubber caulking as you can first.

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